• Chepniers - Saint-Etienne

    Saint Etienne, erected within the 12th century, today is the parish church of the village Chepniers. During the 13th century this was a commandry of the Military Order of Malta.

  • Bussac-Forêt - Notre Dame de l'Assomption

    Notre Dame de l'Assomption in the village of Bussac-Forêt was built in the 12th century. The structure looks massive like a fortress, but has all architectural features, that are typical for the the Romanesque "style saintongeaise".

  • Jonzac - Château

    The massive towers of the Château de Jonzac date back to the 16th and 17th century. A castle has existed here already in early medieval times. The ownership of the castle ended with the French Revolution, so meanwhile the buildings host the "mairie", a re…


  • Jonzac - Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais

    The church was erected end of the 12th century. It still has an impressive Romanesque facade from that time. It got enlarged and modified within the 15th/16th century. Severely damaged during the Wars of Religions (all vaults crashed down), the church go…

  • Saint-Martin-d'Ary - Saint-Martin

    The Benedictian Abbey of Guîtres (20kms south) had founded priory next to a little river here. Within the 12th century the small, but wonderful Romanesque church was erected from the local white stones. The structure is surprisingly complete, only the sma…

  • Saint-Martin-d'Ary - Saint-Martin

    The Benedictian Abbey of Guîtres (20kms south) had founded priory next to a little river here. Within the 12th century the small, but wonderful Romanesque church was erected from the local white stones. The structure is surprisingly complete, only the sma…


  • Saint-Martin-d'Ary - Saint-Martin

    The Benedictian Abbey of Guîtres (20kms south) had founded priory next to a little river here. Within the 12th century the small, but wonderful Romanesque church was erected from the local white stones. The structure is surprisingly complete, only the sma…

  • Saint-Martin-d'Ary - Saint-Martin

    The Benedictian Abbey of Guîtres (20kms south) had founded priory next to a little river here. Within the first half of the 12th century this small, but wonderful Romanesque church was erected from the local white stones. The structure is surprisingly com…

  • Saint-Martin-d'Ary - Saint-Martin

    The Benedictian Abbey of Guîtres (20kms south) had founded priory next to a little river here. Within the first half of the 12th century this small, but wonderful Romanesque church was erected from the local white stones. The structure is surprisingly com…


  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…


  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…


  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…

  • Fontaines-d'Ozillac - Saint-Martin

    A small, Romanesque church, erected in the 12th century, got too small during the time of the Renaissance. It had a wonderful carved facade - and got saved! A second nave was built beside it - and the new facade was constructed "around" the old one, so bo…


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